How much does a Freelance Copy Editor make?

Updated Sep 7, 2021

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Experience

$48,526 /yr
Average Base Pay

12 salaries

$29K

Low

$49K

Average

$81K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Freelance Copy Editor is $48,526 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Freelance Copy Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelance Copy Editor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Freelance Copy Editor$48,526 /yr
L3
Senior Copy Editor$68,156 /yr
L4
Lead Copy Editor$52,651 /yr
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Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$54 -$59

 hourly
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$54

$59

$54 - $59 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$34 -$36

 hourly

$34

$36

$34 - $36 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

ViacomCBS
3.7

ViacomCBS

Freelance Copy Editor - Monthly Contractor
About 

$1K -$1K

$1K

$1K

$1,137 - $1,226 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Copy Editor
About 

$74K -$80K

$74K

$80K

$73,524 - $80,485 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$39 -$43

 hourly

$39

$43

$39 - $43 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$35 -$38

 hourly

$35

$38

$35 - $38 Range

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Self
4.6

Self

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$50 -$54

 hourly

$50

$54

$50 - $54 Range

S&P Global
4.1

S&P Global

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$27 -$29

 hourly

$27

$29

$27 - $29 Range

Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$30 -$33

 hourly

$30

$33

$30 - $33 Range

Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$33 -$36

 hourly

$33

$36

$33 - $36 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Copy Editor
About 

$58K -$62K

$58K

$62K

$58,140 - $62,231 Range

Freelance
4.2

Freelance

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$40 -$43

 hourly

$40

$43

$40 - $43 Range

Penguin Random House
3.8

Penguin Random House

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$36 -$38

 hourly

$36

$38

$36 - $38 Range

Penguin Random House
3.8

Penguin Random House

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$32 -$35

 hourly

$32

$35

$32 - $35 Range

National Geographic
3.6

National Geographic

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$31 -$33

 hourly

$31

$33

$31 - $33 Range

Simon & Schuster
3.8

Simon & Schuster

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Simon & Schuster
3.8

Simon & Schuster

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$31 -$33

 hourly

$31

$33

$31 - $33 Range

F+W, a Content + eCommerce Company
2.3

F+W, a Content + eCommerce Company

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$26 -$28

 hourly

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

tpn
4

tpn

Freelance Copy Editor - Hourly
About 

$38 -$42

 hourly

$38

$42

$38 - $42 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Freelance Copy Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Freelance Copy Editor is $48,526 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Freelance Copy Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Copy Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Copy Editor in United States is $81,334 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Copy Editor in United States is $28,952 per year.

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